20 Plant-Based Bowls Under 500 Calories

If you’re looking for some recipes to nourish your healthy eating goals, then you’ll really want to check out this fabulous collection of 20 Plant-Based Bowls under 500 Calories. These bowls have a few things in common: they are 100% plant-based (vegan), rich in protein and nutrients, satisfying and delicious, and contain 350-500 calories per bowl. The bowl trend is a great way to kick off your healthy, plant-based eating style, as you can build the foundations of a great plant-based meal when making a bowl. You layer in a healthy grain, loads of veggies, a plant protein, and flavorful toppings and sauces. And voila, you have a nutrient-rich, calorie-controlled meal perfect for your healthy lifestyle. I recommend 350-500 calories per meal for most people (unless they have high energy needs) to achieve a healthy weight while meeting their nutrient needs. Any lower than that, then you will likely feel hungry and deprived. Check out these beautiful, nourishing bowls to celebrate your healthy goals!

20 Plant-Based Bowls Under 500 Calories

Blackberry Basil Bowl with Balsamic Dressing, Renee DeLeon, Veeg (shown above)
Black Bean Tomato Carrot Curry with Brown Basmati Rice, Choclette Ammar, Tin and Thyme
Butternut Squash Vegan Buddha Bowl, Amy Katz, Veggies Save the Day
Chickpea Power Bowl, Emily Wilson, This Healthy Table
Crispy Spicy Sushi Bowls, Elizabeth Shah, Healthy Midwestern Girl

Easy Burrito Bowl with Black Beans and Fajitas, Julianne Lynch, No Sweat Vegan (shown above)
Fajita Rice Bowl, Terry Lisa Goodwin, 2 Share My Joy
Green Goddess Grain Bowl, Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian

Peanut Tofu Buddha Bowl with Roasted Broccoli, Nora Taylor, Nora Cooks (shown above)
Pumpkin-Pistachio Kale Fried Rice Bowl with Maple Tofu Cubes, Kathy Patalsky, Healthy Happy Life

Roasted Cauliflower Quinoa Bowls, Sarah McMinn, My Darling Vegan (shown above)
Simple Bowl With Peanut Dressing, Verna Anne Rindler, The Cheeky Chickpea

Spiralized Carrot Quinoa Veggie Bowl, Alena Schowalter, Nutritiously (shown above)
Sweet Potato Bowl, Mary Ellen Valverde, V Nutrition
Spring Buddha Bowl, Karen Gibson, Crave Veggies
Super Simple Vegan Burrito Bowl, Jennifer Sebestyen, Veggie Inspired
Sweet Mustard Tofu Bowl with Millet Pilaf and Greens, Lori Rasmussen, My Quiet Kitchen

Sweet Potato Grain Bowls with Turmeric Honey Mustard, Jamie Vespa, RDN, Dishing Out Health (shown above)

Tofu Kale Power Bowl with Tahini Dressing, Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian   (shown above)
Turmeric Rice and Black Bean Bowl, Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian

For other plant-based bowl collections, check out these blogs:

7 Healthy Plant-Based Bowls Under 500 Calories
40 Plant-Powered Bowls of Joy Recipe Roundup
15 Plant-Based Nourish Bowl Recipes

Try some of my favorite plant-based bowls here:

Nourish Lentil Bowl
Mediterranean Edamame Quinoa Bowl
Pistachio Turmeric Rice Power Bowl
Moroccan Chickpea Sorghum Bowl
Berry Quinoa Power Bowl
Sesame Tempeh Grain Bowl

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